health care reform

Who Will Actually Fix The ACA-- Thom Tillis (R-NC) Or Rick Weiland (D-SD)?
North Carolina's hapless Republican Senate primary frontrunner, Speaker Thom Tillis, is the perfect example of the bind Republican candidates find themselves in when trying to deal with repealing the Affordable Care Act. Read more...
Rep. Mike Rogers: Health Care Reform Isn't Worth Helping The 'Few' 48 Million Uninsured
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MA) clashed with Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) on Sunday over the claim that President Barack Obama's health care reform law had crippled 85 percent of the insurance market to help a "few" uninsured Americans. Read more...
Hayes: 'The Only Way Out Is Through'
Chris Hayes opened his show with an editorial tonight and I'm right there with him. I'm sick to death of the media coverage comparing the rollout of the Affordable Care Act to Katrina. I've had it with the Republicans doing everything in their power to do real damage to real people's lives with their sabotage and obstruction and like Hayes, I'm fed up with these weak kneed Democrats thinking that they can distance themselves from the law politically if they wanted to. Read more...
Those puritanical or science-ignorant Republicans don't realize that this is the king of unintended consequences. Read more...
As we've already discussed around here, David Gregory was never too fond of the idea of some fact checking being done so that viewers would know how many whoppers he was allowing his guests to get away with. On this Sunday's Meet the Press, forget the guests -- it was Gregory himself who needed the fact checker. Read more...

↓ More items below ↓
If we want any part of President Obama's initiatives described in his inaugural speech to become reality in the next four years, we'd better gear up and get ready to fight, because they're dog-whistling the troops, particularly on the topics of Read more...
“What you are looking at is a nation with a grotesquely unequal distribution of wealth and income, tremendous economic power on Wall Street, and now added to all of that is big money interests, the billionaires and corporations now buying elections,” Sanders tells Bill. “I fear very much that if we don’t turn this around, we’re heading toward an oligarchic form of society.” Read more...
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says that women should support him because of a health insurance law he passed as the governor of Massachusetts -- even though he has promised to repeal a similar law passed by President Barack Read more...
With the Affordable Care Act having passed constitutional muster, Republicans are once again targeting the Internal Revenue Service in order to deny funding for the ACA's implementation. Hoping to repeat the GOP's successful 1990's war on the Read more...
With the backing of the the overwhelming consensus of legal scholars regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, the United States Supreme Court on Thursday largely upheld President Obama's signature health care reform law. Read more...